Armed intruder apprehended on Windsor Castle grounds as queen celebrates Christmas

Armed intruder apprehended on Windsor Castle grounds as queen celebrates Christmas

LONDON — British police on Saturday said that an armed intruder was arrested on Christmas morning on the grounds of Windsor Castle, the main residence of Queen Elizabeth II, where… Read more
Britain gets glimpse of queen in Christmas message

Britain gets glimpse of queen in Christmas message

LONDON — A combination of health issues and coronavirus restrictions has kept Queen Elizabeth II from public engagements since October, but the 95-year-old monarch made a brief appearance in British… Read more
Boris Johnson announces tougher entry rules after 2 cases of omicron detected in the U.K.

Boris Johnson announces tougher entry rules after 2 cases of omicron detected in the U.K.

LONDON — In a bid to halt the spread of the omicron variant of the coronavirus, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new measures on Saturday evening, including mandatory self-quarantine… Read more
COP26 host U.K. pledges to phase out coal power while considering its first new coal mine in 30 years

COP26 host U.K. pledges to phase out coal power while considering its first new coal mine in 30 years

And Britain is among countries pledging this week to end all investment in new power generation from coal, internationally and domestically. At the same time, however, Britain is mulling whether… Read more
‘Greta Mania’ hits Glasgow as Swedish teen is mobbed upon arrival for COP26 summit

‘Greta Mania’ hits Glasgow as Swedish teen is mobbed upon arrival for COP26 summit

GLASGOW, Scotland — Greta Thunberg may not have been officially invited to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, but on the first day of the conference, she was making… Read more
Amid crisis of confidence, London police advise women to challenge officers they don’t trust

Amid crisis of confidence, London police advise women to challenge officers they don’t trust

LONDON — In effort to restore public confidence after one of its officers raped and murdered a young woman, the London Metropolitan Police encouraged people to shout or wave down… Read more
Is there anything funny about Britain’s gas scarcity? If Phil McCann is the reporter.

Is there anything funny about Britain’s gas scarcity? If Phil McCann is the reporter.

LONDON — There’s not much to laugh about in a fuel shortage crisis. But when the BBC sent reporter Phil McCann to a BP station on Saturday to cover the… Read more
Boris Johnson tells world leaders to ‘grow up’ on climate change, takes aim at Kermit the Frog

Boris Johnson tells world leaders to ‘grow up’ on climate change, takes aim at Kermit the Frog

LONDON — It can be tricky to stand out in the annual lineup of world leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly, especially when you’re assigned a mid-week, late-night spot.… Read more